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(PRESS RELEASE) — The annual cultural and Southern Nevada’s celebration of exquisite Latin, Caribbean, West Indian, diaspora cuisine, food and music known as Las Vegas Taste of the Caribbean, will be held on Saturday, May 18 in Las Vegas Arts District.
The event, which averages an annual attendance of 1300 to 2300 attendants, feature music and food from countries including Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Belize, Barbados, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Panama, Venezuela, Guyana, Grenada, Dominica, the United States region including Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to name a few.
Celebrating its 4th year, the Taste of the Caribbean is one local event that brings Latino, West Indians and Nevada’s diaspora residents to celebrate the community’s presence, rich heritage and identity.
According to a 2010 Census report report published by Nevada Department of Taxation, “6% of the state’s population are of Caribbean descent”.
Held annually during the spring, Las Vegas Taste of the Caribbean feature local and tourist attendants from New York, Los Angeles, Arizona, Jamaica, Nigeria, Peru, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, St. Kitts and Nevis, Northern Nevada, Oregon, Maryland and Chicago to name a few.